Native Voice One

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Native Voice One (NV1) is the distribution division of Anchorage-based Koahnic Broadcast Corporation. Our mission is to serve as a leader in bringing Native voices to Alaska, the nation, and the world. NV1 distributes work from Native and non-Native producers whose programming educates, advocates, and celebrates Indigenous life and values. The programs also enlighten and inform the general public about Native American news, culture, history, music, events, and modern life. NV1 programming is entertaining, thought- provoking, timely, culturally-sensitive and respectful.

NV1 distributed programs are carried by over 195 affiliates, from reservation and village-based stations to top-market urban radio stations throughout the United States and Canada. NV1 also offers a twenty-four hour web stream with access to unique programming with an Indigenous perspective.

Series

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Alaska Water Wars is a multimedia project that shares the stories of Alaska Native people as they navigate the benefits and risks posed by new natural resource development projects coming to their regions.

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5 Pieces

“Definition of Resilience” a documentary on Indigenous hip-hop.

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Definition of Resilience, a special from INDIGEFI, is a four episode radio documentary series highlighting the dynamic stories of Native American hip-hop MCs

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Legends is a storytelling show. It features stories from various Native American Nations/Tribes, hosted by storyteller Elbert TwoPonies. The stories are entertaining and give explanations for how things came to be.

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Native America Calling tackles the high rate of high school dropouts among Native students


Pieces

Caption: Debra Haaland, Laguna Pueblo, is running for Congress in New Mexico. She would be the first Native woman ever elected to Congress., Credit: Campaign photo
Native candidates are running for office in Alaska, New Mexico, Utah and Oklahoma. Imagine being a Native American politician in the Trump era. It...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 28:58
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A school in Kotzebue has immersed elementary students in the Inupiaq language for more than 25 years. Before then, their exposure to the language i...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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As Native students across the country get ready for graduation day, some will have to double-check school policy before adding traditional regalia ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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High school graduation rates in New Mexico are up, with an average of 71 percent completing high school in four years. But the state Public Educati...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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One school on the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota puts a focus on culturally based education and it might be getting results. From sugar bushi...

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio and KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Educators know that getting kids ready for kindergarten is one of the best ways to improve a child’s long-term academic performance down the road. ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paul Bunyan in Bemidji, MN
Predominantly white towns that border large American Indian reservations can be racially charged places. It is difficult for residents to face the ...

Bought by KSFR, WHRV, and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 57:25
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Drug Overdose Report for American Indians - May 2016
Addiction to opioid pain killers and heroin is a daunting challenge to many Natives. There's a call for a culturally specific response base on trad...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KFAI Minneapolis, and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Winona LaDuke (Ojibwe) Executive Director of Honor the Earth
A half-hour documentary special featuring Winona LaDuke that presents a new energy story told by Indigenous women; one that protects our land and i...

Bought by High Plains Public Radio, KZMU Moab Community Radio, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 07, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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"Star Stories" is the second episode in the Legends storytelling series.

Bought by KMUN, KRZA, KMUD, KKWE Niijii Radio, KZMU Moab Community Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 23, 2009
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 13